TBILISI, Georgia (AP) Going into her eighth Olympics, former shooting champion Nino Salukvadze has plenty of reasons to be proud of her long career.
She has something even more special to celebrate in Rio de Janeiro: She and her 18-year-old son will both be competing.
While there have been previous cases of parents and their children competing at the same games, this is believed to be the first time a mother and son will participate in the same Olympics.
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